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Victoria - Chez Victorine

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French, Belgian, European, Steakhouse, Dutch
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Marcel Felicestraat 17, Hoeilaart 1560, Belgium
02 6570738
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The steaks in this restaurant are absolutely enormous, never seen such portions in my life. But, extremely well cooked and delicious, the escargot starter was also delicious. Probably the best restaurant in town, highly recommended....but....make sure to book!!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The decor is a bit out dated but the food is excellent. French cuisine at it best with steak and eel as the house specialty. Very good wine selection. Can only recommend.

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Hoeilaart, Belgium
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The atmosphere and ambiance are a bit old-school, perhaps catering to the more mature clientèle, but the food is substantial and of good quality with very generous servings - especially, the steaks are enormous - be warned!

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Thank John M
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beeing a Belgian I am always interested in tasting the classic Steak with french fries and believe me - I have tested many restaurants before finding such a good steak experience. For me personally, Victoria is one of the best price/quality steak restaurants I know. They serve the Belgian classics, gotta to try the 'paling in 't groen' (if you... More 

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London
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a meal on Easter Monday evening when you would half expect the restaurant to be quiet but it was packed in there. It looks and feels quite formal but there was no need to dress up. My French is not the best and fortunately one of the waitresses was on hand to help translate but I'm sure we... More 

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Thank Stuzza
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a rather simple restaurant but with excellent quality. When you want to taste 'real Belgian' then go here.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is definitely the best place in Hoeilaart for a steak. Very homely place and the service is good too. You may need to book at the weekend as it is often packed out...

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Go there for a superb "Eel in green" recipe. Among the best I ever had. Personally it's my favourite but only for this dish. Also very nice "preskop" cubes coming as a snack with the 'aperitief'. Nice local pancakes for dessert. (crepe suzette). Great Irish coffee. Another day went back for some game but was not convinced about that. I'll... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Top traditional quality food,prepared with fresh ingredients.I had the typical flemish eel in green herbs sauce.Fantastic taste with perfect fries and home made mayonaise(old and original recipy) .Had a look to next table ,a giant steak was served,also the sole fish looked great.These people told me they come here for more than 20 years.What a find just outside of Brussels.

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Thank peffer46
Brussels, Belgium
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84 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

A "typical" non-snooty Belgian restaurant one might normally not consider entering based on the plain look of the building: the place was founded in 1954, and it shows. Get over it: the food was truly delicious and very plentiful: nothing fancy, but good quality and taste. We had and can recommend the "croquettes de crevettes" as appetizers and the "côte... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European, Steakhouse, Dutch
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marcel Felicestraat 17, Hoeilaart 1560, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Flemish Brabant Province  >  Hoeilaart
  • Phone Number: 02 6570738

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?